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Sep 12, 2012 10:00pm PDT
heart. >> my name is chris stevens, and i'm the new u.s.ambassador to libya. >> reporter: this video shows him introducing himself last may. before stevens left the u.s., he spoke with steven browning. >> very earnest, and somewhat humbled by the task was about to undertake. i think he was very conscious of the enormity of the task. >> reporter: it was a dream come true for the bay area native. >> he was just a great, all around guy. one of those guys from school that just stood out. >> reporter: stevens graduated from the uc berkely in 1982 with a history major. >> it was a big shock. >> reporter: his former professor, david lavine remembers him as a confident man trying to promote peace. >> for the ambassador to go to that conflict, that shows you what kind of a guy he was. it just was completely unnecessary, of the sense of within his job description, but completely necessary in terms of the kind of guy he was. >> reporter: friends came with flowers today. >> i don't have much to offer today, but just as a friend reach out. >> reporter: stevens never married. his mother said he wa
Sep 13, 2012 10:00pm PDT
through the streets. in libya, officials announced that four arrests were made in connection with a rocket attack and fire that killed chris stevens and three others in the consulate. at stevens alma mater, a panel talked about the work he did in libya. >> he was in the street among the people, connecting and showing what a good american is. >> reporter: despite the tragedy of ambassador steven's death. today it does not necessarily mean a halt to the progress of democracy in libya. >> i think that this does not necessarily bode poorly for democracy in libya. there certainly means there's terrorists but we've experienced terrorism in our own soil as well. >> reporter: christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now on the three other americans who died at the american consulate in bengazi. they were 34-year-old sean smith a foreign service information officer who was playing his favorite game eve online right before the attack. 42-year-old glen doherty was a former navy seal. his ex-wife said he loved being a seal more than life itself. and tyronewoods was 31, also a seal and d
Sep 14, 2012 10:00pm PDT
americans killed in libya. the words of tribute at a somber ceremony. >>> four americans, four patriot, they loved this country and they chose to serve it and served it well. >>> the four americans killed in this week's attack on the u.s. consulate in libya came home today in flag draped coffins. as mike mibach reports the men were honored as heros and patriots in a ceremony at joint base andrews just outside of the nation's capital. >> reporter: one casket at a time. four americans brought back to their home soil awaiting their families, their president. >> they had a mission, and they believed in it. they knew the danger, and they accepted it. >> reporter: the transfer of remains ceremony was somber yet patriotic as four u.s. diplomats were honored including bay area native ambassador chris stevens. >> there in benghazi he layed down his life for his friends. libyan and american. and for us all. today chris is home. >> secretary of state hillary clinton asked stevens to be the u.s. ambassador to libya this year knowing the u.s. needed a strong presence and leader to engage with the
Sep 19, 2012 10:00pm PDT
and a photograph feature. >> continuing coverage, the attack that killed four americans at a embassy in libya. today bag pipes played for a former navy seal. the service was held in winchester massachusetts where he grew up. people lined the streets of the suburb. some held hands, others held american flags. here in the bay area the family of the united states ambassador chris stevens has set up a website for people to share their memories and post messages of sympathy. as we report, for the first time a family member is speaking publicly. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new ambassador to libya. >> reporter: we have learn aid lot about him in the last week. about his courage. >> he laid down his life for his friends. libya and american. >> reporter: and about his lifelong work building bridges between the united states, north africa and the middle east. >> he wasn't the type to talk about himself or promote himself many he was a humble, low key guy. >> from across the world the family has received letter, sympathy and pictures like these. that's why they created this tumbler site
Sep 26, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >>> tonight, more than two weeks after chris stevens was killed at a u.s. consulate in libya, his family is preparing for his funeral. they remembered a son who worked tirelessly to try to make this word a better place. >> a proud mother shared these treasured photos with me today of a little boy who loved life. was a master of disguise, and rarely stopped smiling. >> that was chris. you never saw him without a smile. >> that little boy with the movie star good looks was christopher stevens. he grew up to be theambassador to libya. his mother learned her oldest child was dead. the first u.s. ambassador to be killed since 1979. >> after the first shock, you're just kind of numb and you just do what has to be done. >> we were sitting right here, so at that time, i was really not able to talk, but i did stand up. >> she stood up out of respect for the caller, president obama. she and chris's stepfather of more than three dozen years met privately with the president when chris's body was returned to american soil. >> he was cremated. and i brought the ashes back. from he will be interred in
Sep 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
after an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi libya. he was a graduate of uc berkeley. he later received a law degree from hastings college. stevens was 52 years old. >>> refs came to an agreement on a new contract after four weeks of lock out. those replacement officials who took over officiates games drew lots of criticism that they were not experienced enough to keep the action going on the field and made bad calls. >>> meantime players and management of the national hockey league met for four hours to today to discuss their current labor issues. teams had been locked out, teams rather have locked out players while both sides tried to decide how to split revenues. in the just expired contracts, players received 57%over hockey related revenue. owners want a bigger share of that money. the two sides said they expect to talk more tomorrow. >>> the plans of the warriors to move to a new arena is drawing fire and praise. neighbors voiced their concerns at a community meeting. >> reporter: you could say piers 30 and 32 have a bit of an identity crisis. they are home to the america'
Sep 15, 2012 10:00pm PDT
killings in libya, in australia, hundreds of protesters demonstrated outside of the american consulate in sydney. in the middle east, thousands of muslims have taken to the streets. fbi officials investigating the killings in benghazi have put off their visit into the volatile region is safer. >> the members of security council condemned in the strongest terms the series of violent attacks against embassies and consulate premises in multiple locations. >> reporter: president obama promised justice for those who killed u.s. ambassador to libya stevens and three other americans at the consulate. >> there is no never justification for violence and no religion that condones the targeting of innocent men and women and so long as i am commander-in-chiefing the united states will not toll rate efforts to harm our fellow americans. >> reporter: some say tuesday's attack was planned. >> it was deliberate and preplanned attack. i was given enough details about this by witnesses. >> reporter: u.s. officials say they have no evidence that the attack was pre-mediated, but as calm appeared to be
Sep 22, 2012 10:00pm PDT
consulate in libya. protesters stormed the bases of several local milt has in benghazi. the milt shans have refused to disband since the toppling of momar muammar gaddafi's regime. the state news agency says at least four people are dead in this latest violence. >>> a pakistani cabinet minister offered a $100,000 reward for the killing of those behind that controversial video. the pakistani federal railways minister did not name any names, but it's thought that he was talking about nakoula basseley nakoula of southern california who is said to be the producer of the anti-islam video. the government condemned the bounty and nakoula was requested by parole officers about his involvement in the project. is he currently on parol for bank fraud. >>> president obama will speak to the united nations on tuesday denouncing the death of u.s. ambassor to libya. >>> democrats opened a new campaign office in san francisco today with the help of house minority leader nancy pelosi. the congresswoman rallied workers to get out the vote and re-elect president obama. as for congress, pelosi predicted that ca
Sep 20, 2012 10:00pm PDT
is in the hospital. >>> in libya, a memorial service was held in tripoli today for the four americans killed last week. libyan officials praised u.s. ambassador chris stevens as a friend of libya. secretary of state burns also attended. the white house is now calling the attack a terrorist attack. >>> in india, shopkeepers closed up their business and marched in protest. they're angry about a government decision to open indian markets to foreign companies such as wal-mart. shop owners say it will hurt their business if they have to compete with giant retailers. >>> and the u.s. packed up equipment. 300,000 troops have left afghanistan. they were part of the surge that began eight years ago. >>> there's word tonight that the san mateo police department is sending detectives to colorado to help in the search for a missing amtrak passenger. 60-year-old charlie dowd was from san mateo and was traveling to montreal to visit his son. he was last seen south of denver. dowd's family says they fear he may have fallen from that train. >>> a convicted drug dealer has been charged in connection with a deadly
Sep 16, 2012 10:00pm PDT
from outside libya and he felt certain the attack was preplanned. but today susan rice, u.s. ambassador to the united nations told reporters that the evidence she's seen suggested the attack had been part of a spontaneous protest. >>> in 2012 election news tonight, house minority leader nancy pelosi expressed competence today that democrats will retake the house. because of paul ryan's plans to overhaul medication. >> momentum is very much with us. the medicare issue in this campaign, so we have a message, we have the messengers, we have a very excellent chance to take back the house. >> reporter: pelosi says the republican's pick of ryan for vice president was a turning point for democrats. ryan campaigned in florida yesterday where he focused on attacking president obama's record and promoting romney's business skills. >>> meantime mitt romney flew to los angeles tonight for a speech tomorrow to the u.s. hispanic chamber of commerce. he cancelled his campaign visit to pueblo colorado today after a small plane crash there. his campaign said he did not want to interfere with the investi
Sep 11, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the profit muhammad. it was made by an extreme anti muslim american. >>> in libya, the u.s. says a state department officer was shot and killed in an attack on the consulate in bengazi. nighttime video shows security forces running around the consulate. a second american was shot in the hand and a large part of the consulate was burned. the u.s. state department condemned the attack. >>> and in spain, hundreds of thousands of people rallied in barcelona today in a call for independence for the catalonian region. this is usually national day for catalonia. the people say they pay more than their fair share of federal taxes and may ask for a bail out from madrid. >>> a glitch in the reservation system caused problems. passengers weren't able to book flights for less than an hour today. the system is operated by saber company and was restored after about 45 minutes. the company later apologized for the inconvenience. >>> b.a.r.t. turned the big 4-0 today marking the day the first transbay ran. to mark the anniversary, b.a.r.t. is displaying pictures throughout the bay area. b.a.r.t. said it
Sep 21, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >> in news of the world in libya some 30,000 people rallied today against all the violence that have endured since the fall of gadhafi. it mourned the death of chris stevens also. later a smaller group stormed the compound of one of the largest groups and set fire to the building. >>> in new zealand traditional warriors greeted the defense secretary today. he is there to repair a rist between the united states and new zealand. they have been at odds for 25 years offer the ban on nuclear weapons. now they have agreed to acknowledge their differences and move on. >>> in poland, low water levels have found treasures lost nearly four hundred years ago. they are recovering pieces of marble that were develop from the royal family by invaders in the mid17th century. the treasures were placed on a barge that sank but nobody knew where until now. >> gm issues a recall for half a million vehicles. >>> and. >> missed out last year. we are ready to go. >> new hope for the giants postseason. the excitement at at&t park and the big honor. >> and the big weekend here and the equinox is tomorrow. will i
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